Faculty Forum Break-out Sessions
"Business as Mission - challenges and benefits" -
Keith and Danise Stokeld
Having spent 15 years in Central Asia as BAM practitioners, the Stokelds will discuss the heart of BAM, the challenges, and the benefits of this strategic approach to serving in mission.
"Reaching Muslims Today" - Trevor Castor
How do we understand radical Islam in the 21st century? Are all radical?
How do we make Christ known to Muslims in such uncertain times?
"Learning from Mission History" - Ed Smither
Illustrating from the story of the early church in mission in the first eight centuries, Ed will discuss how the church on mission today can learn from its past.
"Teaching English and Bi-vocational Missions" - Joe LeTexier
Many are teaching English around the world today while making disciples.
How can the two of these be done effectively?
"What is the priority of the church as it interacts with the world?" - Chris Little
With all the talk these days about holistic ministries and social justice, come hear a discussion on the relationship between the Great Commission and the Great Commandment in the mission of the church.
"Seven Life-changing Questions in Evangelism" - David Cashin
After years of ethnographic research, Dave has developed seven worldview level questions that aid in the process of connecting with non-believers and sharing the gospel with them.
“Encouragement for those who serve” - Terry Powell
Joy-sapping workloads, feelings of inadequacy, apparent lack of fruitfulness, and battle-fatigue from spiritual warfare threaten resiliency and passion. Terry shares biblical perspectives that have sustained and encouraged him for over 45 years of vocational ministry.